Horse Racing

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Favourite punters have big day out

Favourite punters have big day out

GOLDEN Sheaf's win in the first race launched a stellar day for favourite punters at last week's metropolitan race meeting at Ipswich.

Public vote for top jockey tipped to be real winner

Public vote for top jockey tipped to be real winner

JUST who is the country’s most popular jockey? Hong Kong engages the public in voting for its racing awards and it's a concept that could work in Australia.

HEART STOPPER: Taylor swoops to clinch Maclean Cup

premium_icon HEART STOPPER: Taylor swoops to clinch Maclean Cup

A faster than expected speed wasn't part of jockey Jason Taylor's plan for closing major race of carnival

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Irish star plans to raise flag on Everest

Irish star plans to raise flag on Everest

IRISH sprinter US Navy Flag will take up a slot in $13 million The Everest after his win in the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday night.

Sizzling Zoustyle excites trainer

Sizzling Zoustyle excites trainer

EXCITING youngster Zou­style will be sent for a spell after another sizzling win as trainer Tony Gollan takes aim at next year’s Sydney autumn carnival.

Greselin to lead Cup pack for Lismore trainer

premium_icon Greselin to lead Cup pack for Lismore trainer

GRESELIN needs a firm track for the Lismore mare to deliver in today's $30,000 Maclean Bowling Club Maclean Cup.

Hull brothers hold hope for Carnival closer

Hull brothers hold hope for Carnival closer

TRAINER Ben Hull hopes his jockey brother Jake gets the all clear from the doctor so that he can finally partner Red Letter Day in the Maclean Cup.

FIFO runner's fleeting visit at an end

premium_icon FIFO runner's fleeting visit at an end

FLEETING Princess will live up to her name when she returns to Sydney, fleeing the Clarence Valley after a few weeks on the track with Dwayne Schmidt.

Heartbreak as woman dies before wedding

Heartbreak as woman dies before wedding

25-year-old Laura Barry has died just two days before her big day.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Redkirk Warrior flops at Newmarket

Redkirk Warrior flops at Newmarket

REDKIRK Warrior’s UK campaign appears over after his 10th placing in the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket.

Dominant Plot Twist charges to Queen's Cup victory

premium_icon Dominant Plot Twist charges to Queen's Cup victory

THE next chapter to Plot Twist's story will involve a crack at the Adelaide Cup after he further stamped his mark as a champion stayer.

Star Of Monsoon on the rebound

Star Of Monsoon on the rebound

Star Of Monsoon, once maligned as a non-winner, continued his career resurgence with an impressive return to racing at Rosehill Gardens

Bowman stokes up Fire to get party started

Bowman stokes up Fire to get party started

CHAMPION jockey Hugh Bowman celebrated his birthday by winning the juvenile opener on the emerging The Fire Trap at Rosehill Gardens.

Writing on wall for returning-to-form Blackboard Special

Writing on wall for returning-to-form Blackboard Special

LAWSON confident Blackboard Special "seems OK” but has queried the horses ability to run out the 1400m of the Maclean Cup.

Redkirk Warrior to fly Aussie flag at Newmarket

Redkirk Warrior to fly Aussie flag at Newmarket

Redkirk Warrior will face 13 rivals in the Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday - but six of them are Group 1 winners

Race track guardians called into action

premium_icon Race track guardians called into action

THE ambulance trailing the horses is a common sight at the Clarence River Jockey Club, but rarely are the men in blue called into action.

MOMENT OF RELIEF: Couple relives horror Ramornie fall

premium_icon MOMENT OF RELIEF: Couple relives horror Ramornie fall

ADAMS was one of three jockeys involved in a shocking race fall at the 200m mark on the Grafton Racecourse after he attempted to avoid the incident.

Tee Lexus is back and raring to go on Sunday

premium_icon Tee Lexus is back and raring to go on Sunday

Southgate gelding Tee Lexus, affectionately known as TJ around the stables is back to show what he's got for Maclean Cup Day.

Lower Clarence takes over the track

Lower Clarence takes over the track

Lower Clarence gets ready for their biggest race day of the year

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Finally! Chautauqua leaves gates

Finally! Chautauqua leaves gates

The relief was palpable as barrier rogue Chautauqua jumped out successfully at a Flemington trial, with Tommy Berry saying “he felt as good as he ever has”

Newer Older